Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the growth. >> we are going to be in for a world of hurt if we don't start aggressively investing in transit. >> reporter: are we looking at gridlock? >> yes. i'm already seeing it. >> on muni now, it has $2.2 billion in unfunded deferred maintenance. >> reporter: the building goes on and on and on with the next big project being the planned warriors arena on the waterfront which is enjoying a growing support despite critic charges that it's too big and will be a traffic nightmare. according to a new kpix 5/surv
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
's never too late to find a home. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, contest today... a campaigno educate about the effects of cyberbullying. llibelle >>> san francisco's district attorney named an annual winner of the bye bye bulling campaign. the campaign to educate the effects of cyber bulling. this was the winning entry. the 9th grader talking about her own experience with bullying and how she is taking a stand against it. this video is one of 40 submission from san francisco's middle school and high school students. >>> every year thousands of immigrants are sworn in as american citizens, but today san francisco had a highly unusual ceremony. john ramos telling us, it's never too late to find a home. >> reporter: when shok hang chang rolled into the swearing in room, it was the shortest journey for her life, but it was a first for the citizenship office. >> they said we have a 100-year- old applicant. it's once in a bluesmen. >> reporter: october 5, 1913, born in china, but the 21, she moved to hong kong, and she was married. her husband died in 1979, and in 1993 at the age of 80, she moved to canada
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
on how do we educate our kids to really get along with other kids. >> reporter: they are also hiring a full-time compliance officer to make sure the efforts are carried out properly. they point to a 25% reduction in suspensions districtwide in the past few years. 185 students were suspended last year for bullying. the majority in middle school. but while making gains, it's understood bullying cannot be eliminated. >> i don't think you really can fix bullying because it's still going to be like those people who just keep it under the curtain. they don't talk about it. >> reporter: which is why district officials actually like cell phone videos. it makes it much more difficult to hide the ugliness of that exists. in hercules, ann notarangelo, kpix 5. >> the d.a.'s office says it does have this case but since it involves juveniles, it won't comment on whether charges will or will not be filed. >>> other bay area headlines, a man hit and killed by two cars in san mateo has been identified as 58-year-old scott van dyke. police say van dyke was not in a crosswalk when he was hit this morni
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
she is not the last. consider the gift of education this christmas season and help more kids like shanita get through college. go to our web page to kpix.com/sra, students rising above to get to the get involved section and find out how. >> wendy, that story is a gift to anyone watching that right now and i hope the kids gathered around to watch it and mine did, too. >> she is extraordinary. she is a hero. >> she is. >> we all need to count our blessings. >> yes, we do. >> let's do some more followups on her. i'd love to see how the siblings do, right? they will be on a good track. thank you we'll be right back. ,, if adding the yankees best player to the american leag west will move the interest needle...with staggering, v game-like numbers on his >>> baseball up top adding the yankees best player to the american league west. staggering videogame numbers on his contract. robinson cano is a seattle mariner. hold on. third largest deal in baseball history. 10 years, 240 million. it becomes official pending a monday physical. and his name written on the dotted line of the contract.